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Oct 26, 2012 4:30am EDT
romney. and now the president is drawing fire from the romney campaign for a comment he made following an interview with rolling stone magazine. the editor passed along a message to the president. she said can you do it referring to his reelection bid. the president's response was this. you know kids have good instincts they look at the other guy and say that a bull something. the other guy he is talking about is romney. the pain put out a statement saying the president is rattled and on the defensive. he is running on empty and nothing left but attacks and insults. and it is unfortunate he has to close the campaign this way. and they tried to explain what the president meant. >> he was referring to a practice of sliding around and trying to change positions. >> reporter: the historian who interviewed him for the article said today that this shows in the election cycle the candidates don't seem to have a relationship of mutual respect. >>> another big story we'll update you on is the storm that we're looking at, that's sandy. we know it will be bad. >> this morning on good mo
ABC
Oct 23, 2012 4:30am EDT
mitt romney faced off at lynn university. the candidates were forced to answer tough questions on foreign policy. >> reporter: this debate lasted 90 minutes and covered a wide variety of topics related to foreign policy. mitt romney and president obama sat side by side and that format didn't stop them from attacking each other. >> attack me is not an agenda. >> the world needs a strong america and it is stronger than when i came in office. >> reporter: in the third and final debate the focus was foreign pole say opportunitymitt romney to go over the president's record. >> what has happened is as we watch the rising tide in the middle east of chaos occur, you see al-qaeda rushing in. >> reporter: in a chance for the president to hit romney on the foreign policy credentials. >> i know you haven't been in a position to actually execute foreign policy, but, every time you offered an opinion, you have been wrong. >> reporter: the 90 minute showdown featured heated exchanges like this over the attack on the outs cons will -- consulate in libya. >> we are seeing a pretty dramatic reversa
ABC
Oct 24, 2012 4:30am EDT
area. >>> president oand mitt romney are sprinting to the finish line in the race for the white house. what voters will see in the final days leading up to the election. plus... >> reporter: big bird and bayonets. look at the unexpected phrases that are now a part of the campaign season. >> well, everything is up to speed on interstate 70 at columbia pike. i will let you know how it's shaping up on 695 and 83 coming up on good morning maryland. >> you are looking live in downtown baltimore. beautiful way to start day. stay with us for much more coming up. >>> 4:42 and headlines around the nation. she was 8 months pregnant withplans to get married but investigators are trying to figure out who killed vindalee smith. they found a strange note that read i will kit one pregnant woman a month starting now until lee boyd malvo is set free and it was signed the apprentice with a smiley face. the 38-year-old was found dead in her new york apartment last saturday. her unborn son didn't survive. police questioned her fiancee but they haven't been identified yet as a suspect. >>> two broth
ABC
Oct 22, 2012 4:30am EDT
and mitt romney set to go head to head tonight. >> expected to focus on foreign policy. >> reporter: the third and final presidential debate is highly anticipated and should be full of fire works and the last opportunity for mitt romney and president obama to address millions millions of undecided voters watching at home. it's happening at lynn university where they will face off on foreign policy. some topics are the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya, red line when it comes to eye rap, relations with china and troops overseas. both sides are trying to criticize the other on the issues. >> there is a big difference, i'm concerned about governor romney becoming commander in chief. country by country, see sort of the fraying at the edges of the obama policy. >> reporter: there is a lot on the line for both candidates following a month of up and down debate performances. for the president he will have to show up to play like last time. a poll shows 51% of debate watchers thought the president did a better job in the second debate. for romney, he will try to ea pete the first debate
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 4:30am EDT
, wisconsin and colorado and mitt romney ones the rest of the toss-up states, both would be tied with 269 electoral votes. the last time that happened and there wa
ABC
Oct 24, 2012 5:30pm EDT
. president obama and mitt romney are hitting as many tossup states as possible today. we go live to washington. it's getting easy to predict where the events will hold events. these tossup states are where they're hanging out. >> reporter: there's only a handful of swing states. that's where youl find president obama and mitt romney from now until election day. >> we're starting here in ohio -- >> reporter: as time runs out and money runs thin both campaigns are picking and choosing their states wisely. it labels eight states as tossups. that includes iowa, stop number one for the president today. >> if you said you won't give a big tax cut to the wasn't thy but you're caught on video promising it would include the top 1%, then you might have rom knee sha. >> reporter: obama made his way west to colorado, another state up for grabs. later tonight he heads to nevada where romney held his first campaign event of the day. >> he's out of ideas and out of excuses. in november you're going to put him out of office. >> reporter: after nevada romney will end his day where the president bega
ABC
Oct 22, 2012 5:30pm EDT
following the attack on the consulate. the president and mitt romney within the face to face in die bait number two. expect more heated changes tonight. >> the president, the day after flying to las vegas for a political fund-raiser. >> reporter: iran and the threat of nuclear weapons. no president had been tougher on iran. romney had criticized president obama. >> will pre vent them from acquiring nuclear capability. >> reporter: with foreign policy on the forefront a timely attack ad from the obama campaign. >> a decade of war that cost us dearly. now for president a clear choice, president obama ended the iraq war. mitt romney would have left 30,000 troops there. >> reporter: really, that's the tip of the iceberg. we're expecting to hear quite a bit about china. another thing to keep a close eye on tonight because this is the last debate, you can expect both candidates will try to shift the focus back to domestic poll shy issues, things important to voters, like the economy. >> this race has really tightened up. take us through the numbers. what are we seeing as far as the polls are c
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 5:30pm EDT
mitt romney today oar are mitt romney is focusing on swing states, ohio being one. he was at three events. so far plenty of shaking hands and criticism into the president. >> his campaign gets smaller and smaller, focused on smaller and smaller things. our campaign is about big things. america faces big challenges. we recognize this is a year with a big choice and americans want to see big changes and i'm going to bring it to this country. >> reporter: the latest poll shows president obama leads mitt romney 49% to 44%. that falls within the margin of error, so the state is up for grabs. >> what about the president. he's taking a different type of strategy. what was the approach today? >> reporter: he's in the middle of this whirlwind trip. this is a two-day trip. it was all about florida, virginia and ohio. the president did sound a bit hoarse from all these campaign events but he still went after romney and called out his economic vision. >> a plan to -- >> we're going to move on to another election store result an influential republican is giving his support to poafnlt former sec
ABC
Oct 23, 2012 5:30pm EDT
debates and we haven't heard an agenda from the president. >> governor romney's foreign policy has been wrong and reckless. last night he was all over the map. >> reporter: president obama went on the attack occasionally resulting to sarcasm. >> i'm glad you recognize the al qaeda is threat. a few months ago when asked what the biggest geopolitical threat, you said russia and they're asking for their 19 80's policies back oar mitt romney often agreed with the president but mentioned the economy anytime he got. >> in order to fulfill our role in the world we have to strengthen our economy at home. you can't have 23 million people struggling to get a job. >> reporter: very different from the debate last week in which libya was one of the most heated topics. take a look at who won the debate. this is a cnn/orc poll. if you're keeping track at him, that means in the most general terms most people thought mitt romney won the first round. president obama took the next two debates. the polls show the polls tight are than ever. >> now that the debates are over, what is the final campaign s
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. this is president obama's landmark piece of legislation and mitt romney said he will repeal it. what do you think? >> i don't support it. romney said he will repeal and replace. free market solutions will fix this. free market is where we need to g the problem is whenever government gets involved, it costs more and we usually have more problems come from government getting involved. >> while you are one person running for congress right now, what do you say about the stalemate that exists? sometimes it's just nastiness. >> you're one of 435 peoplen capitol hill, so first you have to find people on issues that you agree on. if there's issues you agree on, you work together but never compromise your principles. >> thank you so much. >> thank you. >> to see more of this interview and other cawndzs you -- candidates, you can go to our website abc2news.com/politics. >> where does this storm rank? >> as far as nor'easters or coastal runners, right at the top, if it ends up going where the models say. it's a matter of where, not if. here it; power house, childrenning off the florida coast,
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 5:30pm EDT
candidate focused on your wallet today. how mitt romney is using one of the president's phrases against him and what doctors say are the biggest dangers associated with halloween. >>> weather wise, tracking hurricane sandy. as she makes her way up the coast in to the carolinas, we will talk about where she is headed next, coming up, stay tuned. >>> now, maryland's most accurate forecast. >> i'm chief meteorologist, wyatt everhart, we are all over hurricane sandy as we track the movement up the coast. be sure to download the weather app to track sandy at all hours of the day. if you end up losing power, monday and tuesday, you will have the mobile app, available. let's look, at the overall situation, sandy is with a intense core, the radar returns on this are significant off the flida coast. a large system, we are watching where sandy heads from here and how much we will see strengthen in to the sunday, monday and tuesday time frame. winds 75 miles per hour, movement north at 6. over 700 miles, down the coast, from ocean city, speaking of ocean city, we will get those in a second. speaki
ABC
Oct 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
seconds for you now. is president obama's healthcare row form act the answer. mitt romney said if elected he will repeal and replace it. >> i agree with governor romney. this takes $17 billion out of -- $716 million out of med care and injects more bureaucracy into the healthcare arena. it will not make for better care. we have to start all over. >> thank you so much for the time today. >> this interview and all other candidates, did to our website on abc2news.com/politics and don't forget to vote. >> that is it for abc2 news at 6:00. >> we'll see you tonight right here at 11. >> have a good night. as a pastor, my support for question 6 is rooted in my belief that the government should treat everyone equally. i wouldn't want someone denying my rights based upon their religious views, so i shouldn't deny others based upon mine. it's about fairness. i support this law because it doesn't force any church to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that's what this is about. protecting religious freedom and all marylanders equally under the law. join me in voting
ABC
Oct 23, 2012 4:55am EDT
. >>> a few minutes after 5. it was the last chance we had to see president obama and governor romney on the debate stage together. the topic last night foreign policy. and charley is at the live desk with a recap of the night. >> these two men were in close quarters sitting close to one another with the moderator bob she haver and president obama -- she haver and -- schieffer and president obama took the offensive while also criticizing governor romney for being "all over the map when his -- with his proposed policies" the two were much more reserved in the 90-minute debate. many analyst thought the terrorist attack on libya was the obvious first question but governor romney passed on the answer instead of hitting the president or the administration's response for the attack that killed four americans. men talked about a host of issues ranging from iran china and the u.s.'s ally israel but when it came to the topic of expanding or contracting the mill tarity president had this to -- military, the president had this to say noting it was about the changing times. >> we have fewer horse
ABC
Oct 24, 2012 4:55am EDT
supporter of governor romney. trump announcement is expected to happen at noon on facebook and twitter. and not to be outdone gloria allred will be in a boston area courtroom to unseal the sworn testimony by mitt romney. it's going to radar online it's a custody matter involving tom stineburg and his divorce. rom mi gave testimony about his observation of his role as a father to his four sons. they feel the testimony speaks to romney's character. >>> 6 minutes after 5. the sign of humphrey bogart and lauren bacal will be in -- the son of humphrey bogart and lawyere bacal will be in baltimore. he lost his father to esophageal cancer. the pas will -- sa -- psa will encourage people to get diagnosed. >>> visitors to due leany memorial gardens -- dulaney memorial gardens can find speos in -- peace in a asian inspired space. the 7 acres of pathways with animals will be there for visitors and the design expert who created the garden says the feng shui was used just in cemeteries not in homes like it is used today. a dedication ceremony is happening today to officially open the gardens to the
ABC
Oct 23, 2012 6:00am EDT
plenty of fireworks and fiery exchanges. >> nothing governor romney said is true. >> attack me is not talking about how we will deal with the challenges that exist in the middle east. >> reporter: it focus on foreign policy and there was one topic both candidates agreed on. >> i congratulate him on take onosama bin laden and going after the leadership in al- qaeda. >> reporter: points ranged from syria to libya. >> we can't simply suggest that as governor romney at times has suggested that giving helpy weapons for example to the syrian opposition is a simple proposition that would lead us to be safer over the long-term. >> we should be playing the leadership role. >> reporter: and strength of the military. >> we are blessed with terrific soldiers and extraordinary technology and intelligence but the idea of a trillion dollars in cuts through sequestration and budget cuts to the military would change that. >> i think governor romney may be has not spent enough time looking at how the military works. >> reporter: each candidate got one final chance to make a pitch to voters watching the
ABC
Oct 22, 2012 6:00am EDT
barack obama and governor mitt romney face off if the third and final debate. >> this is in boca raton, discussing foreign policy. brandy hit has a preview. >> reporter: the third and final showdown, the debate is focused on foreign policy, a topic that's drawn fireworks. >> it took the president 14 days before we called it an attack. >> reporter: expected to spar over the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. iran will be a hot topic after the new york times reported the u.s. and iran had agreed to one on one talks over the nuclear program. >> iran thinks they can go faster and harder than they used to think they can go. >> reporter: the white house denied a meeting is set but added it's open to one on one talks. president obama has been preparing for the debate at camp david. mitt romney in florida. he gave this advice during a football game. a new poll shows the president has a 5 point lead among voters. another poll shows the race is a dead heat at 47%. denied instead of circling each other, candidates will be sitting for what many consider a make or break moment. >>> we wan
ABC
Oct 24, 2012 6:00am EDT
governor romney. the announcement is expected on facebook and twitter. >>> visitors to the dulaney valley memorial gardens can find peace in new garden of tranquility designed in tradition of feng shui and there's 7 acres of path waves with everything and the dedication ceremony is happening today. >>> the -- he lost his father to disease and is hoping that he can save other lives. >> the son of humphrey bogart and lauren bac-al will be in baltimore. he is staying a service announcement for he is sop jeel cancer. he will let them know heart burn can lead to canser. >> cancer is -- diagnosis increased by 400% in the last 20 years and they are hoping the psa can get the numbers up. >>> you use it all the time. you take it everywhere you go. >> the bathroom really? no weigh way -- no way. gym the checkout line the smart phone is likely milt fully. >> obesity is problem -- filthy. >> obesity is problem and most dangerous for those around the stomach area. three may be a solution. what is it and is it safe. >>> someplace they are anxious out for the coming winter and they want snow and
ABC
Oct 22, 2012 11:00pm EDT
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ABC
Oct 29, 2012 4:55am EDT
canceled -- governor o'malley canceled early voting and the president and mitt romney canceled rallies in key bate ground states. >>> we have more coming your way as we continue to track hurricane sandy. >> what you need to know to keep yourself and your family safe. good morning maryland at 5 begins right now. >> you're watching the station that works for you. now, good morning maryland. >> sandy churns over the atlantic but she is making her presence felt here. we are working for you this morning with information you need ahead of the storm. this one could prove to be historic. >> that's the big story today. hurricane sandy as we get ready to get hit and get hit hard. thanks for joining us i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. let's go over to lynette charles who is monitoring the storm and letting us know the path. >> we got the advisory and it strengthened. so hurricane sandy the winds now sustained at 85 miles an hour. and this is because it is beginning to move over the gulf stream. the warmer waters moving to the north at about 13 miles an hour has picked up steam a bit a
ABC
Oct 25, 2012 4:55am EDT
. president obama and romney are crisscrossing the country doing everying in their power to win over voters before election day. their focus is obviously on the key swing states and trying to win undecided voters. >> we haven't finished every -- everything that we want to get done. that's why i'm running for a second term. but every single day that i set foot in the oval office i'm fighting for your families. >> our campaign is going into a movement across the country that says we're going to get america back, we're going to get america strong. we're going to provide for our families. >> reporter: that was feverish schedule for both campaigns this week and you can expect more days like that with national polls showing the race in a dead heat with only 12 days to go until voters head to the polls. reporting from washington, i'm sandra endo. >>> another big story happening today is the weather. we're keeping an eye on florida this morning. we'll be checking in there live in just a bit because they're certainly getting ready for a storm. >> the some storm is over cuba right now. lynette, as yo
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